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The God We Think We Know

How does the Parable of the Talents from Matthew's Gospel relate to our own lives?
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Looking Up

The stars in the night sky can offer us a reminder to look for brightness in the dark times of our lives.
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Love and Fraternity

Is there a part of you that is tethered or restrained from being free? Perhaps there is a relationship that is unhealthy, a lifestyle choice that is holding you back, or some other stumbling block. Think of how freedom from ...
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Leading with Humility

The values of humility, compassion, and service have guided Franciscan spirituality for centuries.
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Let Nothing Disturb or Distress You

Our lives are made so much richer by the saints; they reinforce the beauty of the Gospels.
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Glad Tidings

With apparent joy, the prophet Isaiah tells us, “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the one who brings glad tidings...” (cf. 52:7), and we know it is true.
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Serving God in Small Ways

Through the aggravations received from her Carmelite sisters, Thérèse of Lisieux developed what we know as the Little Way, serving God in the small things.
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